How Huawei Is Battling U.S. Spying Allegations

Though the larger trade battle between the United States and China may be winding down, the U.S. government’s campaign against Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei seems to be heating up. A delegation of U.S. officials arrived at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona this week to lobby telecommunications carriers across the globe not […]

Charting the Rise of ‘Surveillance Capitalism’

Capitalism got its start in 16th century Europe through mercantilism, a system in which merchants moved goods and marked up prices between markets. Two centuries later, Adam Smith, the Scottish philosopher of “invisible hand” renown, used writings by his own hand to help prop up industrial capitalism, a regime that manifested in factories, mass-produced goods, […]